The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 2nd August.


Top events in London on Tue 2nd Aug 2022

A tour of the world’s largest costume house will showcase some of Angels Costumes’ extensive collection, which spans 8 miles worth of rails and includes over 1 million items.
10am to 12pm
 
Colindale
Behind the Seams: Angels Costumes Tour

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The official London Hat Week Exhibition celebrates the breadth of talent in our community of hat makers.
11am to 5pm
Southwark
Ends on Sat 6th August
2022-08-02
2022-08-06
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
This exhibition explores medical themes in literature, looking at those who've left the world of medicine behind to become some of our best-loved wordsmiths.
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
9:30am to 5:30pm
Harley Street
Ends on Fri 12th August
2022-04-20
2022-08-12
Off the Rails: The Line that never was
An exhibition exploring the Elstree Extension through the Northern Heights that was suspended during World War 2, and never restarted.
Off the Rails: The Line that never was
12pm to 6pm
Elstree
Ends on Sat 20th August
2022-01-25
2022-08-20
Breaking the News
Explore five centuries of UK news through broadsheets, blogs and objects from our own collection and examine era-defining stories close-up.
Breaking the News
All Day
Camden
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-04-22
2022-08-21
Visualising Victorian News
A display of infographics illustrating 19th-century news themes
Visualising Victorian News
9:30am to 6pm
Camden
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-05-11
2022-08-21
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
An exhibition based around the disputed claims that the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman was a plagiarist.
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Ends on Sun 21st August
2022-04-23
2022-08-21
Rooted Beings
The exhibition considers what we might learn from plant behaviour, and the impacts of colonial expeditions on the exploitation of natural resources and indigenous knowledges.
Rooted Beings
10am to 6pm
Camden
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-03-24
2022-08-28
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
Enter into the world of superheroes in this first major exhibition to explore the representation of foundlings, orphans, adoptees, and foster children in comics, graphic novels and sequential art from around the globe.
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-04-01
2022-08-28
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
In this exhibition, learn more about printmaking in Rudolf's court in Prague during the highpoint of innovative and ambitious prints made from around 1580 until the early years of the 17th century.
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Ends on Sun 28th August
2022-03-17
2022-08-28
Our Time on Earth
This exhibition of art, science, design, music and philosophy invites you to experience different global perspectives on our shared planet, and consider Earth as a community we all belong to.
Our Time on Earth
10am to 7pm
Barbican
Ends on Mon 29th August
2022-05-05
2022-08-29

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What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 2nd August 2022

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-08-02
2022-08-02
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2022-08-02
2022-08-02
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-08-02
2022-08-02